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The Worst Thing Today

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed January 14th, 2009, 9:54 pm

Sorry about your loss, Terri. Try to make time in the grieving process to rehearse all the good memories!
My mom is 93, and the last survivor of our (including the dh's family) parents. Every year I brace myself for another funeral.

Location: Iowa, USA

Postby TerriPray » Thu January 15th, 2009, 12:00 am

It's finally starting to hit me.

I had to write something for the service, and the poem I ended up writing has started to hammer a crack in the walls.

thank you ...

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Location: Wisconsin, USA

Postby LoveHistory » Thu January 15th, 2009, 12:28 am

Praying for you Terri. I'm down to one grandparent.

MLE, have read one or two of Temple Grandin's books. More of them are on my Amazon wishlist. As are a number of other books by various people on the spectrum and off of it. The library is running some down for me.

We're in a rough patch of lack of resources. Until the boys' slots come up for the waiver program (State-run, pays for intensive therapy) we can't really work with the people we're going to use for that (our respite care funding is tied into that as well). The psychiatrist is mainly looking at the medicaiton aspect, and had predicted this could happen. But Ben's teacher is coming out to our house this Friday to help us. That's one of the good things about the middle-of-nowhere-Wisconsin: great school district for special needs.

School's been cancelled for tomorrow due to dangerous cold and even more dangerous wind chills. It will be a long day.

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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu January 15th, 2009, 12:39 am

Terri, I am very sorry for your loss and hope all goes well during this difficult time.

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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Thu January 15th, 2009, 3:16 am

Too hot! 42C at the moment. We have had the air con of for 36 hours. I hope there is a storm brewing somewhere!

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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Thu January 15th, 2009, 3:50 am

Terri I'm sorry for your loss. Prayers go out to you and your family.
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Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
Interest in HF: I love history
Favorite HF book: Can't pin that down to only 1 :-)
Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
Location: Ghent, Belgium

Postby Carine » Thu January 15th, 2009, 6:45 am

My condolences Terri !

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Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Postby pat » Thu January 15th, 2009, 6:58 am

Thoughts are with you Terri.

A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu January 15th, 2009, 3:03 pm

"Amanda" wrote:Too hot! 42C at the moment. We have had the air con of for 36 hours. I hope there is a storm brewing somewhere!

LOL, it's always fun to hear someone complaining about the temps at C instead of F -- had to do a double take for a minute :) :o

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Location: Vashon, WA

Postby SonjaMarie » Thu January 15th, 2009, 7:17 pm

Our landlady is having our roof reroofed and it's going to be a noisy 5 to 6 days from morning to about 5 while they are doing it :P I imagine my nap times are going to be very hard to take. :P

And it's driving poor Jasper up the walls!

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